[2015] Saloni Shah: Famous Discoverer

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[2015] Saloni Shah: Famous Discoverer


The people that paid for his expedition was Spain.


Ferdinans Magellan was born in the year 1480 in

In 1505 Ferdinand Magellan joined the expedition of Francisco d'Almeida to India

In 1519 Ferdinand Magellan Leads the five Spanish ships with 251 men in what was to become the first voyage around the World

In 1520 they entered the straits which would be named the Magellan Straits becoming the first Europeans ever to sail across the Pacific Ocean

In 1521 Ferdinand Magellan was killed by natives on the island of Mactan

He was looking for wealth and fame.

Ferdinand Magellan was the first Europeon to cross the Pacific Oceon and discoverd what is now Strait of Magellan.

Ferdinand magellan's expadition was inportant because we wouldn't know what the Strait of Magellan is.

3 Fun Facts1. Magellan was wounded while serving in Morocco in 1513. This incident left him with a permanent limp.2. The Strait of Magellan was originally known as the Strait of All Saints.3. Magellan and his men were granted permission to become governors of any lands that they found on their trip around the world.


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